Updated: 9/11/2014 4:57:15 PM
County of Spartanburg
Human Resources Department



REGISTERED NURSE (DETENTION FACILITY)
The starting salary is $49,359. Under general supervision performs intermediate professional work and participates in the care and treatment of inmates detained at the County Jail.

Participates in the medical program for the facility; assists physicians; collects medical data; prepares files and records; gives injections, immunizations, draws labs and medications. Knowledgeable in the policies, procedures, methods and practices of the County. Has knowledge of the Detention Center and its activities and methods as they relate to the job of Registered Nurse. Has knowledge in policy and ability to determine and recommend needed changes in same. Able to comprehend and utilize medical and legal terminology. Able to use independent judgment and discretion in interpreting and applying methods and procedures in handling emergency situations, planning and instructing assignments, etc. Able to conduct physical examinations and check-ups on patients as necessary. Knowledgeable of the use of medical supplies and equipment. Knowledgeable of medication dispensed to patients. Has knowledge of records, graphs, reports, etc., used in the daily performance of duties. Able to interact with patients effectively and efficiently in order to treat and communicate with them. Able to communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, inmates, physicians, attorneys and other County personnel. Has good technical and medical skills. Performs related tasks as required.
Minimum qualifications are a graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing and considerable experience in professional nursing work. Must posses a current Registered Nurse license issued by the State of South Carolina Board of Nursing and certified in CPR.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (DETENTION FACILITY)
THIRD SHIFT INCLUDES 5% SHIFT PREMIUM
The minimum starting salary is $30,734. Performs intermediate practical nursing work in the care and treatment of inmates detained at the County Jail. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Assists physicians and Registered Nurses; collects medical data; prepares files and records; gives injections, immunizations and medications. Has knowledge of the policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the County’s Detention Facility. Has knowledge of federal, state and local laws governing the medical treatment of inmates. Has good knowledge of acceptable medical practices and procedures; preparing and administering medications and treatments; terminology; and use and care of various medical instruments needed. Able to review and prepare required records and reports. Has good human relations skills and able to communicate effectively with inmates. Able to maintain confidence of medical professionalism in working with physicians, inmates and co-workers. Has knowledge of medical-related metrics. Has the ability to use independent judgment in routine, non-routine and emergency situations, which require full attention and possible corrective action. Worker may be subject to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment. Performs related tasks as required.

Graduate from a state accredited program of practical nurses education with experience as a practical nurse. Must be certified in first aid and CPR. Must meet all state licensing requirements. Must be able to pass a drug screening.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


DEPUTY SHERIFF I (SHERIFF)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409. Qualifications include: must be able to pass physical ability test, must be at least 21 years of age, be able to pass extensive background investigation, minimum high school graduate. Some college or military background preferred. Provides excellent working conditions and fringe benefits. Deputy examination is given first Thursday of each month at Emergency Service Academy, 100 Bob Holt Drive, Duncan, SC. The contact number for questions is (864) 503-4511. Wear proper attire for running, jumping, etc. In order to be considered for exam, applications must be received by the previous Monday at 5:00 p.m.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


DETENTION OFFICER I (DETENTION FACILITY)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409. Performs various duties pertaining to the County Detention Facility such as guarding and directing inmates, patrolling assigned areas, escorting inmates, preparing reports, inspecting property, and preventing disturbances.

Some knowledge of the security, rules, regulations and procedures of the institution; some knowledge of the practices of modern penology as related to the supervision and care of persons under institutionalized restraint; ability to enforce institutional rules firmly and fairly; ability to detect potential behavior problems of inmates; ability to detect the early symptoms of common health problems; ability to carry out oral and written directions accurately; ability to supervise the activities of large groups of inmates; ability to prepare records and reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. Must be at least 21 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent and pass a criminal background check.

Special requirements are: Possession of or ability to obtain Basic Law Enforcement certificate issued by the State of South Carolina within one (1) year of employment. Must meet and maintain minimum qualifications for the position established by the department and the State of South Carolina. Possession of appropriate driver's license valid in the State of South Carolina.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


PARKS TECHNICIAN II (RECREATION/PARK MAINT)
The minimum starting salary is $32,702. Under regular supervision performs intermediate skilled work in the maintenance and repair of parks and recreational facilities and equipment. Assists in the planning, coordinating and supervising of maintenance and repair activities and participates in the construction, maintenance and repair of facilities, equipment, buildings and grounds; prepares and maintains appropriate records.

Thorough knowledge of the practices, equipment, tools and materials used in park maintenance and construction; thorough knowledge of general building, equipment, repair and maintenance; thorough knowledge of hazards and necessary safety precautions involved in construction work; ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates; ability to prepare reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

The minimum education and experience requirements are a High school graduate with considerable experience as a custodial and grounds keeping experience. Also will consider any equivalent combination of experience and training providing the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid S.C. driver's license. Must obtain a South Carolina pesticide application license and HVAC license for handling Freon.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


GIS CADASTRAL (ASSESSOR)
The starting salary range is $28,037- 32,702. Updates tax records; determines legality of property transfers; ensures accuracy of records and database; produces real estate maps; assists citizens. Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledgeable in the principles of organization, research, and implementation of responsibilities. Knowledgeable in the methods, policies and procedures of the department pertaining to specific duties of the position. Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology used within the department. Has good understanding of GIS computers and other computer applications. Able to communicate effectively with a variety of public and private groups as prescribed. Knows of the reports and records that must be prepared, processed and maintained in order to meet the requirements of the department. Able to read, understand and interpret blue prints and related maps and charts. Understands the legal documents utilized within the department. Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations. Knowledgeable and proficient in the use of computers. Able to comprehend and complete detailed oral and written instructions and daily work assignments efficiently and in a timely manner as prescribed. Able to offer assistance and training to fellow employees as necessary. Good organizational, technical, and human relations skills.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience in the use of geographic information systems Completion of course in computer aided drafting recommended. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license. Possession of or ability to obtain fundamentals of mapping certification.
Applications are accepted until October 3, 2014.


TELEPHONE OPERATOR/911 (COMMUNICATIONS-COUNTY)
Shift Work
The minimum starting salary is $25,960. Under regular supervision performs responsible technical work on an assigned shift receiving calls for public safety, emergency services and other personnel. Receives emergency calls, determines the nature of the emergency and passes information to the appropriate Telecommunicator; maintains records, files, and logs; enters data; prepares reports.

Must have general knowledge of operating two-way communications systems and general knowledge of radio code system and teletype procedures. Must be familiar with the geography of the County. Has the ability to type 30 words per minute accurately. Has the ability to work under stressful conditions and remain calm. Must be able to operate standard office, data entry and computer equipment and communications consoles. Has the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio and telephone communications relative to emergency services. Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documents, maps, computer screens, books, procedure manuals, checklists, vehicle cards, weather teletypes, computer printouts, and methods and procedures. Must be adaptable to performing under stress when confronted with an emergency. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education and experience requirements are a High School graduate with the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio communications relative to emergency services. Must successfully pass the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy forty-hour course and successfully complete and maintain SLED CJICS/NCIC certification. Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

Applications are accepted until job is filled.


SITE MONITOR (LANDFILLS)
Full-time
The minimum starting salary is $21,197. Under regular supervision, performs responsible semiskilled work involving a variety of assignments at County landfill. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Landfill Supervisor.

Checks vehicles entering landfill; verifies origin of trash; ensures no hazardous materials are present; directs traffic to appropriate disposal site. Knowledgeable in the methods, policies and procedures of the department pertaining to specific duties of the Landfill Site Operator. Understands the rules of proper disposal operations. Ability to effectively communicate with individuals and groups from a wide variety of educational and cultural backgrounds. Has the ability to utilize common sense understanding and independent judgment in routine and non-routine situations. Ability to work in various weather conditions including smoke, dust, heat, cold, wetness, etc. Able to take the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct supervision. Able to assist truck drivers, and guide vehicles into dumping positions and to maintain the disposal facility in a clean manner.

High School graduate with the ability to deal and meet with the public in a proper manner.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (ENGINEERING)
The minimum starting salary is $35,318. Under regular supervision performs intermediate technical work inspecting and monitoring construction projects and performing drafting assignments.

Inspects and monitors construction projects; drafts; maintains records. General knowledge of the methods, techniques and materials used in construction projects; some knowledge of the terminology, methods, practices and techniques of civil engineering; ability to make arithmetic calculations; ability to enforce regulations with tact and diplomacy; ability to draft plans and plot maps; ability to understand and work from oral and written instructions and sketches; skill in the use of construction materials testing equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, developers and associates. Performs inspections of developments under construction to ensure compliance with standards and County specifications and advises contractors of corrective actions. Reviews plans, performs field trips, and conducts road and traffic surveys. Prepares reports, receives and investigates complaints, and performs other duties as directed. Operates and maintains a variety of equipment including a computer, calculator, automobile, surveying equipment, hand auger, drafting instruments, pick, etc. Must possess the ability to utilize and learn new skills pertaining to Engineering Technician. Performs related tasks as required.

Graduate of an accredited community college with major course work in Civil Engineering Technology. Must be certified by the S.C.D.O.T. in the Asphalt Roadway Inspector Training Course and Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Inspector Training Course within one year. Must possess a valid S. C. driver’s license.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


PARK ASSISTANT (RECREATION/ATHLETICS)
The starting salary range is $8.00/hr to $11.00/hr. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of the Assistant Park Operations Director. This is responsible paraprofessional work monitoring a variety of recreation activities and facilities. Work hours will be varied and most hours will be weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles. Must be able to lead groups in recreational activities. Able to maintain discipline and enforce safety policies and procedures. Able to follow both oral and written instruction. Able to maintain accurate and legible records. Able to maintain effective working relationships with other staff and the general public. Able to perform physical aspects of the classification. Supervises, manages and maintains facility during evening and weekend hours. Opens and closes facility, performs maintenance of facilities and fields, and secures facility at closing . Ensures that all rules, regulations, and safety practices are properly enforced. May drive vehicles in support of activities. May provide support for activities away from facility. Maintains accurate attendance for programs and tournaments, works the gates for tournaments, and responsible for running scoreboards during tournaments. Supports operations by greeting visitors and providing information. Assists with special events within the section and department. Reports all accidents and ensures that victims receive proper care. Maintains effective working relationships with the public and other staff members. Performs related duties as needed or assigned.

Completion of high school and two years experience in recreational activities or sports programming, preferably in a leadership role; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent work history and attendance record. Possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications as needed.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT (RECREATION/PARK MAINT)
The minimum starting salary is $10.00/hr – Up to 30 hrs / week. Performs responsible skilled labor, involving a variety of activities that are required to assist in the safe and effective management and maintenance of park facilities. Assists with park maintenance; maintaining park public areas and fields; maintaining records and preparing reports. Work is performed under the supervision of Parks Maintenance Manager, Parks Maintenance Assistant Manager, Parks Technician 3 or Parks Technician 2, depending on assignment. Assists with cleaning and maintenance of facility; assures facility is free of trash and debris.

General knowledge of the principles and practices of parks and recreation maintenance activities. Good technical and organizational skills. Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instructions. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees in small work teams. Ensures customer compliance with County policies as well as department regulations and procedures; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Must be able to operate specialized motorized grounds maintenance equipment and as well as various size vehicles in support of activities. Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Requires completion of high school and two years’ experience in sports field maintenance or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


TRANSPORTATION PLANNING MANAGER (PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT)
Salary range- $50,861 - $64,084
The County of Spartanburg, South Carolina is recruiting for the position of Transportation Planning Manager for the Spartanburg Area Transportation Study (SPATS).

•In coordination with the SPATS Policy Committee, the successful applicant will work with and coordinate between the Policy and Technical Committees providing information and guidance with respect to duties, responsibilities, and requirements of laws and procedures governing the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and its related activities.
•Position will serve as Secretary to the Policy Committee and will serve as a member of the Technical Committee for transportation.
•Position will liaison with the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in the preparation of the annual Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), and the Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP)
•Position will coordinate all intermodal transportation requirements including freight planning and passenger rail
•Applicant will coordinate MPO transportation air quality conformity analysis
•Applicant will supervise staff and consultants/contractors with respect to the development of special projects related to planning functional design contracts, land use/transportation analysis, and thoroughfare and transportation planning
•Position will provide technical and professional information on MPO planning matters to elected officials, funding and regulatory agencies, the general public, and others as appropriate
•Position will assist planning department staff with site plan and development review with a focus on transportation/traffic issues
Applications are accepted until job is filled.




Updated: 9/11/2014 4:57:15 PM EOE